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  2. World's Biggest Oil Well.

    Just now, when we are talking (says a writer in "Pearson's Weakly") about stopping Sunday "joy-riding" owing to fears of a petrol shortage for war purposes, it ...

    Article : 346 words
  3. Items of Interest.

    An English judge, Sir Henry Hawkins, was presiding over a very long and tedious trial, and listening as attentively as he could to a protracied and wearying speech ...

    Article : 87 words
  4. Drying the Zuyder Zee.

    The problem of removing the water from the flooded district of North Holland has not yet been solved. About 40,000. acres are now inundated in that province. The ...

    Article : 167 words
  5. A War Prophecy.

    A remarkable war prophecy which seems to have been overlooked occurs in the Apocrypha, in the second book of Esdras:—"Then saw I a dream, and, behold, there ...

    Article : 351 words
  6. When Dyspeptics Should Drink.

    Dr. Leven, of Paris, one of the most famous specialists in disorders of the stomach, given in the 'Presse Medicale' some advice on how and when dyspeptics ...

    Article : 358 words
  7. The Change He Needed.

    Mr. Lloyd, George is famous of course, for his brilliant repartee and biting sarcasm. "I am here—," he remarked once at a political meeting, but before he ...

    Article : 126 words
  8. Eighty Miles of Hair.

    The number of hairs on the human head varies according to color from 90,000 to 140,000, blonde being the finest and therefore the more numerous, and the red the ...

    Article : 180 words
  9. Russia's Roads.

    Russia is almost a roadless land. It is inconceivable to the foreign visitor who has ever left the beaten track of the railways in Russia how a great Empire can ...

    Article : 135 words
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  11. Seals Can Drown.

    It is a curious fact that the fur seal was once a land animal. The baby seals are actually afraid of water; they would drown if thrown into it, and have to learn to ...

    Article : 136 words
  12. The Camel.

    The camel is an animal It's pretty hard to beat; He has a most expansive mouth. And awful fuuny feet. ...

    Article : 97 words
  13. War Euclid.

    "The Lyonian," the organ of the Lower School at Harrow, has the following propositions in the current issue:—A subaltern is one who has position but ...

    Article : 161 words
  14. An Ice Mine.

    The only ice mine in the world, outside the Polar regions, was discovered some time back by a farmer in Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Noticing that even in the warmest ...

    Article : 305 words
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